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Live Review: Moncrieff / The Quiet Man – Academy, Dublin 23.04.2022

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Live Review: Ride – O2 Ritz, Manchester 28.04.2022

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Live review: Squid, Falmouth, May 18th: who finer to bring us back to the live experience?

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With an early start of 20:15, Rammstein give us the very definition of “starting with a bang”, interrupting the 40,000 strong crowd as everyone ducks and turns to the crowd to see what is going on. As the realisation of what’s about to happen is setting in, the pyrotechnics continue and this group of gig-goers …

By Adam Littlemore Wow what amazing night it was with a great crowd full of energy courtesy of DJ Sid who opened the show and got the crowd up dancing and singing along to the music ready to welcome the and getting the second act Lottie Willis. This was the first time Lottie has played …

American art-punk/indie-rock band Geese arrived in Dublin’s The Sound House and played to a full room which was great to see considering they were up against a few other major shows on around Dublin on the night. The band themselves didn’t really have much to say, they just got on and done what a good …

 American heavy metal crew Tremonti blew the roof off Dublin’s The Academy with support coming from London based Hawxx Hawxx were egger to get on stage as they were side of stage five minutes before stage time getting themselves hyped.Opening with Blunt from their Deadlands EP and then Hologram from their latest EP You’re Only …

Coventry finally got a visit from Canadas finest, The Dead South after the pandemic had caused the band to postpone the show for 3 years, but the Served Cold tour was here, and the crowd were more than ready for it. Entering into the HMV Empire, you could tell there was a buzz for the …

“Is this Halifax or Venice?” Such is the spectacular setting for this gig, it’s caused Jessie Ware to question where she is. And she’s not wrong, the Piece Hall in Halifax is a stunning location for this outdoor summer party. Ware is touring in support of the 2020 What’s Your Pleasure album, disco inspired and …

It almost feels like stalking. I’ve certainly followed Steven Ansell and Laura-Mary Carter around over the years. From that captivating moment when I first heard Getting Boring By The Sea some fifteen years ago I was smitten by their edgy, wall of sound and the inventive spark between them. There was the Blood Red Shoes …

Husband and wife duo of Michael Trotter Jr. and Tanya AKA The War and Treaty brought their Blues/Soul to Dublin’s Whelan’s and they rocked the house. Opening the night was Paddy Keyes hailing from Sligo and only new to the gig circuit in Dublin tell us at one point that this is his first Dublin …

The picturesque seaside town of Bundoran, Donegal, is the homestead of long running surf and music festival, Sea Sessions. Every year, the festival sees up to 10,000 people make their way across the country to see some of the best music Ireland has to offer. As it is one of the first festivals of the …

Sharon Van Etten declared that this was the biggest gig she had ever played! The audience responded by continuously cheering for a good 2-3 minutes, a demonstration of how far she has come and how special she has become in the hearts of her fans in Europe. Her first tour (like many) since 2019 with …